This Time the Adventure Comes to You.

Book Review: First Empress of Mortar by Durrilion Fantasy novels take us to different worlds, show us extraordinary things, and in some way teach us not only about ourselves, but also the world around us.  Typically the story unfolds around a young male protagonist, often the ‘everyman’ of peasant stock, or occasionally a member of the nobility if not royalty.  In A.J. Jaafari’s first book, ‘First Empress of Mortar’, readers see…

Netflix Announces Age of Resistance, a Prequel Series to The Dark Crystal

10-episode series from The Jim Henson Company starts shooting in Fall 2017 HOLLYWOOD, CA (May 18, 2017) – A beloved classic from the 80s marks its return as Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment network, will bring The Jim Henson Company’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance exclusively to members around the world. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is a prequel to the groundbreaking 1982 fan favorite The Dark Crystal,…

The History of Cosplay

In our very first podcast we tackle and try to untangle the history of cosplay and the history of the word cosplay. Who was the first person to dress up in a sci-fi costume? Who first invented the word cosplay? When did people first start cosplaying in Japan? We answer all these questions and more. Both in video version on You Tube and available for download on SoundCloud (and soon:…

Chris Pratt Promises Cowboy Ninja Viking Will Be "Fantastic"

Cowboy Ninja Viking has been floating around for a few years now.  Disney was the first to buy the rights but it found its way over to Unviersal in 2012.  Chris Pratt joined the production officially in 2014 the same year Guardians of the Galaxy was released and a year before Jurassic World became his second blockbuster hit. Now it seems that the slumbering project might be slowly showing signs…

A Labyrinth with no Jareth?

Deadline broke the news yesterday that a new Labyrinth movie is in the works.  While we’ve been hearing rumors about this for a few years now this is the first time there has been confirmation from both a movie studio and a director. from Deadline: TriStar has set Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breathe, Evil Dead) to direct a film that will delve into the universe Jim Henson hatched in the 1986…

Mission Impossible Meets Ancient Egypt in The Mummy Trailer

While you don’t expect fighting a Mummy to be all cerebral you might expect it to have a few less high flying stunts than appear in this first trailer.

Beauty and the Beast Live Action Trailer is Beautiful and Magical

With both the childhood memories of the animated version and the recent release of the opulent 2014 French La Belle et La Bete in America Disney had a lot of expectations to meet.  It doesn’t look like they will disappoint either!

Kong Skull Island Trailer

The big ape is back!  Let’s hope he fairs better this time then in the last remake…

Long Beach Comic Con 2016 [Gallery]

Lets take a stroll around Long Beach Comic Con 2016. Photos by Shannon Shea [AFG_gallery id=’15’]

Valerian Trailer Reveals a Wonderfully Strange Sci-Fi World

Remember how you loved The Fifth Element because it was wild, weird, out of control and the best sci-fi you’d ever seen that didn’t have “Star” in the title? While I’m not sure Valerian will be up to that level of perfect epicness it does look awesome!   Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Official Teaser Tr… From Luc Besson, the visionary director of The Fifth Element and…